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EPA Supports Clean Diesel with $30 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $30 million for clean diesel projects as part of its ongoing campaign to reduce harmful diesel exhaust that can lead to asthma attacks and premature deaths.

CEI Webinar to Focus on Accident Prevention

TREVOSE, PA – The CEI Group, Inc. and the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) are co-sponsoring a webinar titled, “Yes, You Can Prevent Fleet Accidents.”

Last Chance! Vote for the 2013-MY Fleet Vehicle of the Year

TORRANCE, CA – Voting for the ninth annual Automotive Fleet Fleet Car and Truck of the Year awards ends on Monday, Oct. 22. Vote today!

Haith Promoted to President – Masterack/FECAP of Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products

Elliott Lyons, president of Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products, announced that Ross Haith Jr. was named President of the Masterack and FECAP Divisions.

FLD Hires Mallek as Director of Business Development

FLD, Inc., one of the largest privately-held automobile remarketing companies in the United States, has announced that Rich Mallek has been hired as director of business development.

New Industrial Sales Manager at Continental

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is announced that tire industry veteran Gary Sass has joined the company as U.S. sales manager for the Industrial Tire business unit.

KIOTI Tractor Spotlights John’s Tractor Works as Standout Dealer

With on-site, certified mechanics, to service tractors, equipment and utility vehicles, maintenance is easy and hassle-free. John's Tractor Works & Equipment is highly committed to being available to its customers for whatever their needs may be.

Mitsubishi Fuso Rev It Up Sales Event Offers 1.7% APR Financing for 36 Months, No Payment for 90 Days

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ— As part of its 4Q Rev It Up sales event, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. will offer 1.7-percent APR financing for 36 months on all new 2012/2013 Canter FE Series medium-duty commercial trucks sold to qualified buyers in the U.S.

Freightliner Offers Extended Warranty Option for M2 106 Trucks

FORT MILL, SC – Freightliner Trucks is now offering the option of a free five-year/250,000 mile Cummins PP1 extended engine warranty on its model-year 2012 and 2013 Freightliner Business Class M2 106 trucks with Cummins ISB engines purchased from dealer inventory before year end.

Study Finds More Particulate Emissions From Charbroiled Burgers Than Diesel Trucks

WASHINGTON – The major advancements in clean diesel technology have been highlighted in a new and unique study by the University of California-Riverside that found commercially cooked hamburgers emit more particulate matter than 2007-2010 model-year clean diesel trucks.

NationaLease Announces 2012 Leadership Circle Award Winners

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – The NationaLease organization announced the 2012 recipients of its Leadership Circle Awards, presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the full service truck leasing network held in September in Baltimore.

Navistar's Hebe Retiring

LISLE, IL - James Hebe, Navistar senior vice president, North America Sales Operations, announced his retirement.


Isuzu Announces Enhanced Extended Warranty for 2013 Diesel Trucks

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low-cab-forward trucks, announced the availability of a significantly enhanced extended warranty for all 2013 Isuzu N-Series diesel trucks sold on or after Oct. 1, 2012.

CleanFUEL USA Provides Dispensing Equipment for New Indiana Propane Autogas Station

GEORGETOWN, TEXAS – CleanFUEL USA is playing a role in Propane People’s 10-year anniversary celebration as the Indiana-based company opens its first public autogas station. CleanFUEL USA provided fuel dispensing equipment for the new station.

PG&E Purchases New Gas Maintenance Trucks

TRACY, CA – A truck assembly company in Tracy, Calif., has expanded its payroll by 50 employees thanks to business from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), including a project to assemble the utility's next generation of gas maintenance and construction trucks.

Cummins Receives EPA Certification for ISX15 Engine

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. announced that it has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. EPA, meeting both the agency's 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.

Nine Nominated for 2013 National Truck of the Year

McLEAN, VA – The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced the nine nominees for the 2013 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, a national award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

Next Generation Silverado Undergoing Final Validation

DETROIT – GM engineers are conducting the final validation of the next generation Silverado light-duty pickups. The new Silverado will start production in 2013.

Greenkraft Obtains CARB Certificate/EO for 2012 General Motors 4.8L V-8 in Natural Gas

SANTA ANA, CA -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued an Executive Order (EO) on Greenkraft Inc’s 2012 dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems on General Motors 14,000 lbs. GVRW and above 4.8L V-8 engine.

Significant features include available Hill Descent Control, segment-first HID headlamps, and segment-exclusive power-folding and telescoping trailer tow mirrors.

Ford Debuts 2013 F-150 King Ranch in Texas

DALLAS – The 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch was debuted at the 2012 State Fair of Texas. The new model is available with a 5.0L V-8 or 3.5L EcoBoost engine, and achieves 11,300 lbs. of trailer towing capability, according to Ford.

The HHVs in Baltimore will be deployed immediately, while the vehicles in Atlanta will be introduced before the end of 2012.

UPS to Add 40 Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles to its Fleet

BALTIMORE – UPS announced it will deploy 20 hydraulic hybrid vehicles in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the vehicles are expected to improve fuel economy up to 35 percent.

Beaty Joins CALSTART as Vice President

PASADENA, CA – Kevin Beaty joins CALSTART as a vice president and director of its high-efficiency truck program. Prior to joining CALSTART, Beaty worked for Eaton Corporation.

The new Silverado will start production in 2013.

Next-Generation Silverado Undergoing Final Validation

DETROIT – Engineers are conducting the final validation of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickups, according to GM.

Cummins Receives EPA Certification for ISX15 Engine

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), meeting both the EPA 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.

The partnership between Hino Trucks and Morgan Corporation is designed to provide customers a 21-day turnaround from chassis or order receipt on stocked trucks.

Hino’s New Partnership to Provide Faster Turnaround on Freight Van Bodies

NOVI, MI – Hino Trucks has partnered with Morgan Corporation on a quick delivery, dry freight van body program for its conventional trucks. The new program is designed to have a 21-day turnaround from chassis or order receipt on stocked trucks.


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